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Broken Equipment Raises Environmental Concerns

Broken Equipment Raises Environmental Concerns

October 17, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, Student Life

By Alexandra Parker Fordham students find themselves repeatedly using disposable silverware and plates when dishwasher breakdowns cause the Marketplace to temporarily switch to single-use flatwear. During the most recent incident, the culprit was the tray return belt, according to Deming Yaun, For...

USG Addresses Week of Action, Dining Committee and International Integration

USG Addresses Week of Action, Dining Committee and International Integration

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, USG

By Sarah Huffman This past Thursday at the United Student Government (USG) meeting, Vice President of Health and Security Nate Singh, FCRH ’20, presented a necessary supply budget for the Week of Action. The senate passed the $450 budget Singh requested. The Week of Action will occur at the en...

COAP Researches Anxiety and OCD

COAP Researches Anxiety and OCD

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Research

By Julia Rist Many Fordham psychology students have the opportunity to participate in lab groups. These groups offer a range of research topics, from neuropsychology to anxiety disorders. One such group is the Compulsive, Obsessive and Anxiety Program (COAP). The lab is comprised of six doctoral s...

University Clubs Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month

University Clubs Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month

October 17, 2018


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By Sophia Giatzis Pride Alliance collaborated with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Rainbow Alliance (Lincoln Center) and two alumni chapters, Rainbow Rams and Mosaic to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month this October. The club kicked off this month’s celebrations with its successful Flags ...

Students Walk Historic Camino

Students Walk Historic Camino

October 17, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, Student Life

By Joergen Ostensen Grace Henning, FCRH ’18, refound her Catholic faith during her time at Fordham, but it was tested as tears rolled down her cheeks on a roadside in northern Spain. Henning was walking the storied pilgrimage route of the Camino de Santiago. This pilgrimage was her second, but ...

University Administrator Speaks on Experience with Disability

University Administrator Speaks on Experience with Disability

October 17, 2018


Filed under Faculty & Administrative, News

By Maia Balce Fordham University Assistant Vice President for Academic Program and Planning and Development Ariel Fishman Ph.D, gave a talk about disability at Tognino Hall on Wednesday. Fishman knows about disability first-hand, as he is disabled himself. He shared his personal experiences about what i...

USG Partners With Every Vote Counts

USG Partners With Every Vote Counts

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

By Joe Esposito Earlier this semester, the United Student Government (USG) partnered with Every Vote Counts Fordham, an official chapter of the national organization that seeks to increase voter turnout and make voting easier for U.S. citizens. The national organization began a little over a...

Dean of Student Life Attends USG Meeting

Dean of Student Life Attends USG Meeting

October 9, 2018


Filed under News, USG

By Sarah Huffman This past Thursday, United Student Government (USG) welcomed Christopher Rodgers, dean of student life, to come speak at its meeting. Rodgers spoke about his the relationship between the administration and student government. He said the administration helps student government to a...

USG Committee Works to Curtail Sexual Misconduct

USG Committee Works to Curtail Sexual Misconduct

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, United Student Government, USG

By Katherine Leonard With sexual violence being a prominent topic in the national spotlight, one group on Fordham’s campus is working to diminish the number of incidents involving sexual misconduct. The Committee on Sexual Misconduct is a sector of the United Student Government (USG) that...

Students Learn About Historic Jesuit Astronomer

Students Learn About Historic Jesuit Astronomer

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Research

By Julia Rist Fordham University students had the opportunity to learn more about the school’s Jesuit roots at “Comets, Craters and Calendars: Christopher Clavius, S.J. (1538 - 1612),” a lecture and panel discussion on the life and scientific findings of Clavius. The event took place...

Changes Coming to McGinley

Changes Coming to McGinley

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

By Madison Hennessy McGinley Center, the home of Fordham’s dining hall, fitness center and other mainstays of student life, is slated for renovation in the coming years. With a primary focus on creating increased communal and extracurricular spaces, students can expect to see a revisioned stu...

A Look at 100 Years of Women in Fordham Law

A Look at 100 Years of Women in Fordham Law

October 3, 2018


Filed under Academics, Feature, News

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly identified Praatika Prasaad as LAW '20. Prasaad is LAW '19. A previous version also failed to distinguish the difference between Fordham Law Review and Fordham Law Review Online, which are two separate publications. It has been updated t...

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